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Gloria Mae Hamilton, 81, died Monday, September 6th at her home in Weatherford. She was born September 2, 1929 to Hugh J. Luke and Stella (Hamon) Luke at their home near a curve in the road (designated “Curve City” on her birth certificate) outside of Enid Oklahoma.
After graduating from Beaumont High School, Gloria attained a Bachelors degree in Chemistry from North Texas University, a Bachelors degree in Mathematics from Lamar University, and a Masters degree in Mathematics from Stanford University. She taught AP Calculus and Computer Science at Highland Park High School, in Dallas for 28 years.
She loved to tell stories about her family, her former students, and her time at Stanford. Gloria had a lifelong love of photography. Her favorite subjects included nature, its relationship to mathematics, and her grandchildren. She was the very proud mother of three, grandmother of six, and great grandmother of one. Gloria was an active member of the Parker County Retired Teachers Association and Community Bible Study.
Gloria is survived by her husband of 59 years, Christopher J. Hamilton Jr.; sons Chris and Gary Hamilton of Austin, Tex; and daughter Sandra Husmann of Weatherford; grandchildren Stephen and Jordan Husmann, Matthew, Laura, and David Hamilton, Courtney Hamilton, and great grandson Jayden.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 11 at 1 p.m. at Trinity Bible Church 4936 E I-20, Service Road South Willow Park.
Family and friends wishing to sign a guestbook for the family may do so at www.whitesfuneral.com.